PROGRAM TOPIC: An Industry Leader - Oshkosh Corporation
- Date: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
- Time: 4:30 networking, 5:30 program, 6:30 dinner
- Location: TBD
- Presenter: President and Chief Operating Officer Wilson Jones
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Oshkosh Corporation is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of specialty access equipment, commercial, fire & emergency and military vehicles and vehicle bodies. Oshkosh Corporation manufactures, distributes and services products under the brands of Oshkosh®, JLG®, Pierce®, McNeilus®, Medtec®, Jerr-Dan®, Oshkosh Specialty Vehicles, Frontline™, SMIT™, CON-E-CO®, London® and IMT®. Oshkosh products are valued worldwide in businesses where high quality, superior performance, rugged reliability and long-term value are paramount. For more information, visit www.oshkoshcorporation.com
About our Speaker
Wilson R. Jones is the President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Oshkosh Corporation, a position he was appointed to in August 2012. Most recently, Mr. Jones served as Executive Vice President and President, Access Equipment where he drove domestic and international growth, customer experiences with access products and strategically developed the segment’s global position.
Prior to joining the access equipment segment, Mr. Jones was Executive Vice President and President, Fire & Emergency, a position which he was promoted to in September 2008. Mr. Jones was also the President of Pierce Manufacturing Inc.; he was appointed to this position in July 2007.
In addition, Mr. Jones has served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Fire & Emergency segment. Jones joined Oshkosh Corporation in 2005, as the Vice President and General Manager of the Airport Products Business Unit, where he led a strategic international initiative for the company.
Mr. Jones has been in specialty vehicle manufacturing for more than 20 years. Jones has served on the Board of Directors for the Fire Apparatus Manufacturers’ Association and the American Ambulance Association. Jones holds a bachelor’s of business administration degree from the University of North Texas.